Companion Guides for People with Disabilities

These publications from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau provide financial planning guidance in consultation with national organizations that serve people with disabilities. Topics include paying for assistive technology, ABLE accounts, SSI, and budgeting. 

Disability Insurance Calculator

This tool from the American Institute of CPAs helps estimate how much disability insurance would cover a temporary loss of income due to disability. 

SSDI Benefits Resources

The Disability Care Center's resources include a tool to assess your eligibility for Social Security Disability Insurance and guidance on obtaining benefits.

Financial Education and Incentives

A hub of information from the U.S. Department of Labor about work incentives for SSDA and SSI recipients, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, the Earned Income Tax Credit; and Money Smart, a financial education program from the FDIC. 

Financial Resilience Center

Part of the National Disability Institute (NDI), the Financial Resilience Center has resources for employment and unemployment, money management, taxes, and public benefits, including resources for the Deaf and hard of hearing. The NDI also provides a number of tools for improving the financial wellness of people with disabilities, including financial education toolkits, guides to developing financial education programs, and fact sheets.  

Benefits for People with Disabilities

This page by the Social Security Administration clearly explains benefits for people with disabilities, how to apply for them, and how to maintain them. 

Financial Assistance and Support Services for People with Disabilities

From USA.GOV, programs and tools to help pay for housing, taxes, medical bills, and service animals. 

ABLE National Resource Center

The ABLE National Resource Center explains ABLE accounts as tax-advantaged savings accounts for people with disabilities. They allow public benefits recipients to accrue funds for disability-related expenses and still meet program eligibility limits.